The highly addictive drug that is found in all tobacco products.
Any chemical or agent that causes cancer.
A sticky, black substance in tobacco smoke that coats the inside of the airways and that contains many carcinogens.
A gas that blocks oxygen from getting into the bloodstream.
A respiratory disease in which air cannot move in and out of alveoli because they become blocked or lose their elasticity.
Smoke that escapes from the tip of a cigarette and then exhaled by a cigarette smoker.
Smoke that is inhaled through a cigarette and then exhaled by a cigarette smoker.
Environmental tobacco smoke ( secondhand smoke)
A combination of exhaled mainstream smoke and sidestream smoke.
Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)
A form of medicine that delivers small amounts of nicotine to the body to help a person quit using tobacco.
List six types of tobacco products.
Snuff, cigarettes, dip, chew, bidis, kreteks, and pipe tobacco.
Identify the drug that makes all forms of tobacco addictive.
Name six dangerous chemicals found in tobacco smoke.
Tar, cyanide, formaldehyde, lead, vinyl chloride, and carbon monoxide.
Identify four carcinogens found in smokeless and other forms of tobacco.
Cyanide, formaldehyde, lead, vinyl chloride
State the reasons why herbal cigarettes are not a healthy choice for teens.
They still can harm you, they also cause oral cancer.
State the short-term effects of tobacco use.
Stimulates the brain reward system, increases heart rate and blood pressure, increases breathing rate, increases blood-sugar levels, stimulates the vomit reflex.
Summarize the long-terms health risks associated with tobacco use.
Addiction, bronchitis and emphysema, heart and artery diseases, cancer, lung cancer and,oral cancer.
State the effects of secondhand smoke on a nonsmoker.
Lung cancer, illness, headaches, nausea, dizziness. For children lower respiratory infections, asthma, and ear infections.
Describe how smoking affects unborn children whose mothers smoke during pregnancy.
Miscarriage, premature birth, low birth rate, and higher risk for SIDS.
List three reasons you would give a friend to encourage him or her not to smoke.
It stains your teeth, dulls you sense of smell and taste, and it smells bad.
Discuss the factors that contribute to tobacco use.
Family and friends, misconceptions, advertising, curiosity, and rebellion.
Summarize three ways that tobacco use affects families and society.
It’s expensive, It’s against the law to sell to anyone under the age of 18.
List four things a person can do to make quitting smoking easier.
Get started, change your habits, set goals, get support.
Name five benefits of being tobacco free.
Fewer colds, less likely to have stained teeth, not smelling like smoke all the time, able to smell and taste, not coughing if your not sick.
List five ways to refuse tobacco products if they’re offered to you.
Say no, give a reason, be honest, suggest an alternative, change subject.